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warlike music, the front of the scene is crossed by a long train of laurelled soldiers, horse and foot. "As they move onward, the word Slave is seen worked on their backs. To these succeeds a quantity of treasure in waggons, consisting of money, pictures, statues, &c. and then follows a number of painters, poets, and musicians, with the emblems of their respective arts, and attired in gorgeous robes ; but the same word is discovered on them; and as they pass, the three Goddesses, who preside over them, turn down their eyes in disquiet. Lastly, comes a triumphal chariot, drawn by crowned monarchs, and containing the Conqueror dressed in purple, in á haughty attitude, with a crown of laurel on his head, and holding in his hand a globe with a figure of Victory. As he proceeds, a slender gilt chain is discerned reaching from the back of his neck into a dark cloud that follows, behind whichi are several turbulent, weeping, and indignant shapes, representing the Passions, Misery, Widowhood, &c. the first having hold of the chain, and the figure of Pity closing the whole.
ENTERIA VISION OF REAL GLORY.
The back-ground keeps the palaces and triumphal arches, but changes farther back into fields of rural beauty; and the front scene is crossed in like manner by a train of yeomanry or armed peasants crowned with laurel, each bearing a sheathed sword in one hand and a bunch of wheat in the other. These are followed by poets, painters, and musicians, carrying the emblems of their respective arts, but wearing an air of frank-, ness, and treading with a firm step. To these succeed a number of venerable old men, and then a train of marriageable young men and women, two by two, the former crowned with olive and the latter with roses ; and after all, in a chariot drawn by white horses, and in a succinct habit of the same colour, appears the Conqueror, crowned with laurel and oak, and holding in his hand upon a globe a figure of Liberty. A snowy cloud follows, behind which are radiant angelic figures, Serenity, Happiness, &c. the whole concluding with the figure of Homage, bearing aloft a heart in his two hands, to which he looks upward with veneration.
A snatch of fine music :--Liberty speaks ; sortides All is finish’d. Now I rises
Back to my wide-breathing skies, in
Where there is no hindering
But the planets, round and free,
On continual errand runs
In and out a thousand suns.
There sometimes, when I have ended
What my daily task intended, y I sit looking, with still eyes,
At the many-starred skies,
Or-in graver mood take wing
Where with his eternal ear
Time is listening Mortals dear,
Here the great cloud, on which Liberty is seated, begins to disengage itself from the others,-Peace and the rest of the Goddesses joining in a
Call up then in gathering measure
To attend our sovereign Queen,
The cloud begins to rise with Liberty and her attendant spirits, and all the spectators burst into the
O dear Goddess, wherever we are,
We'll never forget thee, we'll never forget thee; Spots may.come over our mortal star, But a light must remain upon all who have met thee.
To thine airy skies, With the bliss of good deeds in thy bosom and eyes. Thou hast taught us a lesson our children shall learn, And made the homes happy to which we return.